Cleveland County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Non-renewable sources are used in the generation of 96.42% of the megawatt hours produced in Cleveland County, ranking it 322nd out of 3220 counties in the nation for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable sources.

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The use of renewable fuels for electricity generation has fallen by 5.37% in Cleveland County in the past year.

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Cleveland County produces 35.54 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 288th highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita.

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Renewable electricity fuels account for 3.58%, or 129,398 megawatt hours, of Cleveland County’s total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 44th in North Carolina for total megawatt hours from sustainable fuels.

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There was a 4.12% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the past 12 months in Cleveland County.

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Cleveland County’s average residential electricity rate is 11.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.47% less than the US average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,252,416 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,610,260 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    129,398 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,480,862 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    36.86 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    476,153,399 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,861.34 kg

Shelby, NC Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in Shelby is roughly 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.52% higher than the average state rate of 11.43 cents. Electric generation plants in the city have seen a 9.92% drop in the use of renewable fuel sources versus non-renewable fuels. The city is ranked 58th in North Carolina in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 10,983 megawatt hours produced.

For every person in the city there are 4,058.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 629th worst in North Carolina out of 739 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 81,189,548.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city has the 2nd most power plants of any city in North Carolina, with 5 total plants. This is the 94th most power plants per capita in the state. Shelby has roughly 100.36% of its electricity generated by Solar.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shelby

Shelby residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$156.31/mo.$74.47/mo.
274th11.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shelby
121st$113.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shelby Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shelby, North Carolina

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Broad River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.94148.36No DataIcon representing missing value.5,581778,000
City of Kings Mountain UtilitiesBUNDLED10.4094.99No DataIcon representing missing value.47,087.744,896,976.96
City of Shelby UtilitiesBUNDLED11.36103.81No DataIcon representing missing value.70,351.287,991,307.45
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Rutherford ElectricBUNDLED11.38131.03No DataIcon representing missing value.926,179105,428,211

Zips with electric coverage in Shelby, North Carolina include: 28150, 28086, 28152

Kings Mountain, NC Electric Overview

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Kings Mountain has an average residential electricity rate of 11.46 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.22% higher than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents, resulting in the city ranking 260th out of 739 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city's use of renewable energy sources for electricity generation amounts to 0.79 megawatt hours per capita. Roughly 100.00% of the city's electricity generation is from solar.

On average, Kings Mountain residents emit 3,978.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 634th worst polluting city out of 739 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the city from electricity use is 43,871,876.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 88th highest in the state. The main fuel type utilized in Kings Mountain is Solar, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. There are 2 power generation plants in Kings Mountain, which is the 25th most power plants in a city in North Carolina and the 1448th highest rate of power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kings Mountain

Kings Mountain residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.094/kWh$161.18/mo.$94.84/mo.
260th11.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kings Mountain
204th$116.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kings Mountain Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

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Broad River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.94148.36No DataIcon representing missing value.5,581778,000
City of Gastonia UtilitiesBUNDLED12.42110.22No DataIcon representing missing value.267,09633,165,000
City of Kings Mountain UtilitiesBUNDLED10.4094.99No DataIcon representing missing value.47,087.744,896,976.96
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Rutherford ElectricBUNDLED11.38131.03No DataIcon representing missing value.926,179105,428,211

Zips with electric coverage in Kings Mountain, North Carolina include: 28150, 28086, 28016, 28073

Boiling Springs, NC Electric Overview

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Boiling Springs's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.52 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 11.43 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas sells 12,039.29 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than any other supplier. The North Carolina average monthly residential electricity bill is $121.21, while the Boiling Springs average is 4.48% below at $115.78 per month. This is the 185th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

On average, Boiling Springs residents emit 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 127th highest polluting city out of 739 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 19,351,661.69 kilograms, the city ranks 163rd worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boiling Springs

Boiling Springs residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
305th11.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boiling Springs
185th$115.78Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boiling Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boiling Springs, North Carolina

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Broad River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.94148.36No DataIcon representing missing value.5,581778,000
City of Kings Mountain UtilitiesBUNDLED10.4094.99No DataIcon representing missing value.47,087.744,896,976.96
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047

Energy Production in Cleveland County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Cleveland County, North Carolina

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Kings Mountain Energy CenterNTE Carolinas, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Natural Gas 2,898,5511,045,020,467.26360.53No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cleveland Cnty Generating FacilitySouthern Company (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Natural Gas 582,351327,538,031.19562.44No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
AyrshireCD Global Solar Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 34,002No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Roper Farm, LLCRoper Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 9,208No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hutchinson FarmHutchinson Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 9,201No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Waco FarmWaco Farm LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 8,233No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SID Solar I, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 7,774No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Belwood FarmRed Stone Renewable Energy Fund, LLC (1.00%)Strata Fund 3, LLC (99.00%)
Belwood NC Solar 6,756No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Beetle SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 6,434No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kings Mountain NC Solar 5,325No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Audrey SolarAudrey Solar LLC (100.00%)
Shelby NC Solar 4,497No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
231 Dixon 74 Solar I, LLC231 Dixon 74 Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,847No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lux Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,847No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Innovative Solar 23SRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,369No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
York Road Solar I, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Kings Mountain NC Solar 3,354No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Neisler Street SolarNeisler Street Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Shelby NC Solar 3,346No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
County Home Solar Center, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,313No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shelby Randolph Road Solar 1, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Shelby NC Solar 3,180No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lafayette Solar I, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,047No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
232 Long Branch 29 Solar I, LLCAlchemy Renewable Energy (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 2,421No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Cleveland County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Cleveland County's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 96.38% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Solar (3.58%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.03%). Electricity consumption in the county has byproducts of 476,153,398.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 28th most of any county in the state. This total results in 4,861.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the county 1608th worst in the US for pollution per capita. Cleveland County has 23 electricity producing plants, which is 5th most in the state.

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3.58%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Cleveland County, North Carolina Net Metering

Cleveland County has 4 out of 6 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in North Carolina have decent net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Cleveland County is 4.90%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Duke Energy Carolinas, Rutherford Electric, and City of Gastonia Utilities. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Cleveland County a rank of 1975th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Cleveland County:

  • Belwood, North Carolina:
    • Rutherford Electric: 25.01%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.01%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 24.99%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 24.99%
  • Boiling Springs, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 33.33%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Casar, North Carolina:
    • Rutherford Electric: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 25.00%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Earl, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 33.33%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Fallston, North Carolina:
    • Rutherford Electric: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 25.00%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Grover, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.36%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 33.29%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 33.35%
  • Kings Mountain, North Carolina:
    • Town of Dallas Utilities: 3.47%
    • Rutherford Electric: 22.03%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 22.30%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 22.30%
    • City of Gastonia Utilities: 11.08%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 18.82%
  • Kingstown, North Carolina:
    • Rutherford Electric: 21.15%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 26.28%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 26.28%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 26.28%
  • Lattimore, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 33.33%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Lawndale, North Carolina:
    • Rutherford Electric: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 25.00%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Patterson Springs, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 27.25%
    • City of Shelby Utilities: 18.26%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 27.25%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 27.25%
  • Polkville, North Carolina:
    • Rutherford Electric: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 25.00%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Shelby, North Carolina:
    • Rutherford Electric: 2.02%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 26.55%
    • City of Shelby Utilities: 18.34%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 26.55%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 26.55%
  • Waco, North Carolina:
    • Rutherford Electric: 22.97%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 22.97%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 22.97%
    • Cherryville, North Carolina Electric Utility: 8.12%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 22.97%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Cleveland County, North Carolina?

By total customer count, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in Cleveland County, North Carolina.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cleveland County, North Carolina?

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1Duke Energy Carolinas46,705
2Rutherford Electric9,783
3City of Shelby Utilities8,503
4City of Kings Mountain Utilities2,859
5City of Gastonia Utilities2,070
6Broad River Electric Cooperative163

How many electric companies offer service in Cleveland County, North Carolina?

Cleveland County, North Carolina is home to 6 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are located within Cleveland County, North Carolina?

There are 23 electricity plants located in Cleveland County, North Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16